From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleShyness Before the Portrait, San Felipe, Guatemala
About this objectWoman raising her hand to her mouth as she laughs posing for a portrait. Behind her is a backdrop depicting parted curtains, flowers, and text that reads “Acuerdate de Mi” (remember me). This photograph was taken as part of a project undertaken by Parker and her husband Avon Neal about itinerant photographers of Guatemala throughout the 1970s. Images from these trips were published in 1984’s Los Ambulantes: The Itinerant Photographers of Guatemala.
Place MadeSan Felipe, Guatemala
Medium and MaterialsCibachrome print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] Ann Parkerverso: [pencil] Shyness before the Portrait, San Felipe, Guatemala 2/25verso: [pencil] 2009:056:016verso: [pencil] VSW
Measurements49.8 cm x 36.3 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionAnn Parker (b. 1934) is an American photographer best know for her work in Guatemala.
Subject and Association KeywordsAnn Parker
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsGuatemala
Subject and Association KeywordsPhoto Studio
Subject and Association KeywordsSan Felipe
Subject and Association KeywordsBackdrop
Subject and Association KeywordsPortraiture
Subject and Association KeywordsFlowers
Subject and Association Keywordssmile
Subject and Association KeywordsLaugh
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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